Building upon a strong foundational knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2000 or 2003, the Cisco Unity Design Specialist can install, configure, operate, and maintain a Cisco Unity 4.0 system in both stand-alone voice mail and unified messaging environments, and possesses the knowledge and expertise necessary to create a variety of sustainable Cisco Unity design solutions tailored to specific customer requirements.
The Cisco Unity Design Specialist certification is retired. No new certifications will be issued beginning May 15, 2014.
The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Cisco Unity Design and Networking (CUDN)
Cisco Unity Design and Networking (CUDN) is an advanced course for engineers responsible for the design of sustainable complex Unity solutions based upon customer requirements.
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Unified Communications System Engineer (UCSE)
The Unified Communications System Engineer (UCSE) course provides best practice information for installation, upgrades, and technical level system set up.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
The Cisco Unity Design and Networking exam is one of several requirements for the Cisco Unity Design Specialist certification.
Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:
- Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not.
- Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam
Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.
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